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British Student Dies During Field Trip in Africa

Posted: Monday, 14 October 2019 - 12:03pm

Caitlin Cole, a York University student, tragically died during a field trip to Tanzania.

The 20 year old student died in Tanzania on September 24, but as yet, the cause of her death is not clear. A coroner in Bradford is looking into evidence to decide if there should be an inquest.

School Trip Leads to TV Series for Scottish Teens

Posted: Wednesday, 9 October 2019 - 9:14am

Students from Bathgate Academy were filmed as they spent 10 days in Eastern Greenland for a BBC documentary series. They will appear in a new, four-part series – Arctic Academy - charting the journey of the group as they embark on the school trip of a lifetime. The first show airs on BBC Scotland on October 9th.

‘Gutted’ Children’s Dance School Members Lose £12,000 due to Thomas Cook Collapse

Posted: Monday, 30 September 2019 - 2:59pm

Following the collapse of Thomas Cook, The Ysgol Ddawns Anti Karen group has lost over £12,000 in travel deposits after booking a flight to dance on Broadway. Owner Karen Pritchard had raised concerns over the company’s finances, but the Brand Ambassador of Thomas Cook had reassured her that this was merely ‘media speculation’. Mrs.

Cambodia Visit for Falmouth Students

Posted: Friday, 20 September 2019 - 3:14pm

A group of Falmouth students left the comfort of their Cornish homes and traveled to Cambodia for a month to work on community projects. 

The students spent the last two years fundraising for the trip. After three days in Phenom Penh, they went on to help repair a dam, build houses and toilets, renovate schools, water projects,  reforestation of community forests and  teach primary and secondary school children in a community school that is supported by Camps International. They also took part in a four day jungle trek in the Kulen National Park.

CAA Warns Teachers To Check Overseas Trips

Posted: Tuesday, 10 September 2019 - 3:27pm

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has warned teachers to check any overseas trips are ATOL protected before booking, to avoid losing up to £750 per student if the travel company ceases trading. 

ATOL (the Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing)  protects package trips and safeguards against parents being left out of pocket or have their children stranded abroad in the event of the travel operator going bust. 

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British Student Dies During Field Trip in Africa

Caitlin Cole, a York University student, tragically died during a field trip to Tanzania.

The 20 year old student died in Tanzania on September 24, but as yet, the cause of her death is not clear. A coroner in Bradford is looking into evidence to decide if there should be an inquest.